WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Square 1 Bank, the premier banking partner to entrepreneurs and the venture capital community, today announced that it has strengthened its Mid-Atlantic team, with the addition of new hire Elizabeth Orsinger as vice president, technology banking, and promotion of Kay Parry to market leader.
Parry joined Square 1 Bank in March 2010.
previous work in the bank's technology banking and venture capital services groups, Parry
gained an in-depth understanding of the various banking needs of venture firms and portfolio companies.
In her new role, Parry will lead business development efforts, expanding the reach of Square 1's technology banking and venture capital services practices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
An active member of the DC startup community, she recently joined the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association's board of directors, supports the Women's Private Equity Conference's annual event and is a key contributor to the DC chapter of the Women's Association for Venture and Equity.
Prior to joining Square 1, Parry held leadership positions at two DC-area startups and was principal at Paperboy Ventures, where she focused on early-stage technology investments.
Peter Meath, founder and managing director of Square 1 Bank's Mid-Atlantic South region, added, "Kay and Elizabeth both exhibit key qualities representative of the Square 1 brand - creative and entrepreneurial, with a shared passion for startups and helping clients succeed.